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Introducing The New Travel Butlers App For iPhone And Android

Paul Campbell - September 1, 2017

We are delighted to announce the launch of our free Guest Information App for clients, and this is available on both Android and iPhone/iPad. The App includes: day-by-day itemisation of services details of every booking emergency phone numbers static and interactive maps live flight status updates 5-day weather forecasts general information on immigration requirements, medical […] Read More


Travel Butlers Wins Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award

Paul Campbell - February 16, 2017

Excuse us if this seems a little like we are blowing our own trumpet, however we are delighted to hear that we have just won a Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award based on independent reviews by our customers on Feefo.com. As a company we always strive to offer the best possible service, advice, and support […] Read More


2017 South Africa Special Offer – Deposits from only £100 per person

Paul Campbell - December 30, 2016

Regular readers of our blog will know that we are huge fans of South Africa as a holiday destination, and we believe it offers amazing variety and great value for money.  From the bustling heart of cosmopolitan Cape Town (regularly voted one of the most beautiful and characterful cities in the world)  through to the […] Read More


Elephants on the Move to Malawi

Tracey Campbell - July 5, 2016

500 elephants are being moved in Malawi in an attempt to preserve the current dwindling numbers – it is estimated that there are now fewer than 450,000 African elephants remaining, as a result of excessive poaching and habitat loss.  The exercise, a collaboration between African Parks and the Department of National Parks and Wildlife, will […] Read More


Shamwari Game Reserve Introduces K9 Tracking

Paul Campbell - June 20, 2016

With the continued increase of rhino poaching in South Africa, Shamwari Game Reserve have added what they describe as “K9 tracking capacity” to their Rhino Protection Unit. Now to geeks of a certain age this will have conjured up images of Doctor Who’s robotic dog from the 1970’s going into battle with the poachers, however […] Read More


Kenya eVisa Requirements from 01 September 2015

Tracey Campbell - September 1, 2015

As of today (01 September 2015), it is no longer possible for tourists to Kenya to obtain a visa upon arrival at their port of entry. It is now compulsory to apply online for your visa via the eVisa portal https://www.ecitizen.go.ke/. It is quite a simple process: Visit https://www.ecitizen.go.ke/ Click on the eVisa tab Click […] Read More


World Elephant Day – August 12 2015

Tracey Campbell - August 12, 2015

Today is World Elephant Day, when we all come together in our support to protect these gentle giants of the African and Asian bush and their natural habitat. First launched back in 2012, August 12 has become the day to draw people’s attention to the urgent plight of elephants, one of the most loved and […] Read More


Vote For Us In The British Travel Awards

Paul Campbell - July 10, 2015

We are delighted to announce that we have been nominated for the British Travel Awards in the Best Safari, Wildlife & Nature Company category. These industry-leading awards are often referred to as the Oscars of the travel industry, and the winners are decided by public vote and announced at a gala dinner in London later […] Read More


Travelling with a Child to South Africa

Tracey Campbell - June 1, 2015

Today, the long awaited (or rather should I say much dreaded) new regulations for anyone travelling with a child under 18 years of age to and from South Africa comes into force and in case you have missed these all important changes, here is a summary of what you can now expect at Immigration at […] Read More


South Africa Relax Yellow Fever Vaccination Requirements

Tracey Campbell - February 6, 2015

It has been a good week for Zambia tourism! On Saturday, following the World Health Assembly on Friday in Geneva, the South African Department of Health agreed to lift the yellow fever vaccination requirement for travellers entering South Africa from Zambia. The new ruling was effective immediately. This decision came after the World Health Organisation […] Read More